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Content Description This collection consists largely of commemorative items, correspondence, news clippings and photos documenting the launch of the cruiser U.S.S. Louisville at Puget Sound, Bremerton, Washington on September 1, 1930 as well as additional items on the history of the vessel until it was scrapped in 1980 and its successor Submarine Louisville was commissioned (1986). The materials were passed down by the U.S.S. Louisville's honorary "sponsor," thirteen year old Louisvillian Jane Brown Kennedy...
Summary The records include a few copies of a shipboard newsletter from the U.S.S. Louisville from 1941 to 1943 and a program from a Christmas celebration on ship in 1939. One issue of the Guinea Gold, an Allied military field newspaper, dated December 24, 1943, is in the collection. Correspondence, newsletters, programs and printed material from the cruiser's reunion association, dating from 1962 to 1997, are also present. There are two artifacts among the materials, a reunion association T-shirt...
Dates: 1939-2005; Majority of material found within 1939-1943